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College Forward - Houston

  • College Forward - Houston
  • 2180 North Loop West, Suite 210
  • Houston, TX 77018
  • 281-628-7506

Program Description

College Forward is a non-profit college coaching program. College Forward students get one-on-one support from eleventh grade through college graduation. Our Coaches - recent college graduates who are close in age to their students - build trust, bolster motivation, and deliver personalized strategies that help each student get into and complete college. Now, that's what we call a level playing field.

Our Mission: College Forward coaches under-served, motivated students to achieve the benefits of higher education and a college degree.

Our Vision: We will lead by building and sharing the most effective, most efficient, and most fun college access and completion programs in the country by 2018.

Services Provided

  • Academic enrichment/tutoring/study skills
  • College admissions guidance and counseling
  • College fairs/campus visits
  • College transition and retention support
  • Financial aid advising/FAFSA completion
  • Mentoring
  • SAT/ACT and other test preparation

Demographics

Populations Served

  • Academically High-performing

First-Generation

  • Less than 25%

Representative
Colleges Attended
by Alumni

  • Rice University
  • Southwestern Christian University
  • Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi
  • Texas Southern University
  • Texas State University

Matriculation & Completion

  • 4-yr College Matriculation: 90%